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  1. Requiem and an Epilogue

    Edited by Glynne Wickham

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Daring to Play

    A Brecht Companion

    By Manfred Wekwerth

    Edited by Anthony Hozier

    Translated into English for the first time, Daring To Play: A Brecht Companion is the study of Bertolt Brecht’s theatre by Manfred Wekwerth, Brecht’s co-director and former director of the Berliner Ensemble. Wekwerth aims to challenge prevailing myths and misconceptions of Brecht’s theatre,...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Black and Asian Theatre In Britain

    A History

    By Colin Chambers

    Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an unprecedented study tracing the history of ‘the Other’ through the ages in British theatre. The diverse and often contradictory aspects of this history are expertly drawn together to provide a detailed background to the work of African, Asian, and Caribbean...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Theatre Histories

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Phillip B. Zarrilli, Bruce McConachie, Gary Jay Williams, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei

    This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers overviews of theatre and drama in many world cultures and periods together with case studies demonstrating the methods and interpretive approaches used by today's theatre...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style and Other Writings

    By Michel Saint-Denis

    Edited by Jane Baldwin

    Michel Saint-Denis was one of twentieth century theatre’s most influential directors and theorists. This book combines his seminal Theatre: The Rediscovery of Style with material from Training for the Theatre, newly edited to create a work which moves seamlessly from theory to practice....

    Published September 8th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Commedia Dell'Arte: An Actor's Handbook

    By John Rudlin

    There has been an enormous revival of interest in Commedia dell'arte. And it remians a central part of many drama school courses. In Commedia dell'arte in the Twentieth Century John Rublin first examines the orgins of this vital theatrical form and charts its recent revival through the work of...

    Published February 23rd 1994 by Routledge